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Thomas Edward MULCAHY

Regimental number2278
Place of birthSwanpool, Benalla, Victoria
Place of birthSwan Pool, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address61 Brougham Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMrs T Mulcahy, 61 Brougham Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date19 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGood athlete, a lover of horses and dogs, fond of all outdoor games and open-air life, took pleasure in the gun. Very fond of parents, brothers and sisters, most popular. Would give his last shilling to assist a friend or mate.
FateDied of wounds 14 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row L, Grave No. 43), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
47
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Bridget MULCAHY, 133 Charles Street, Ascot Vale, Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsHis brother Pte R L Mulcahy returned after war.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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